CBI concludes presenting evidence in Kavita Rani murder case



Ghaziabad: CBI has concluded presenting its evidence in the murder case of Kavita Rani, a 29-year-old professor at Meerut University who was murdered in 2006.

Rani, who was allegedly close to many VIPs, was murdered on October 23 that year when she was returning from her home in Bulandshar district on the occasion of Diwali. Her body has not been recovered till now.

The case involved the names of former UP cabinet ministers including food minister Babulal, primary education minister Kiran Pal, irrigation minister Merajuddin Ahmed as well as industrialist Daya Nand Gupta and Meerut University Vice Chancellor RP Singh.

Presenting evidence in the CBI special court of judge AK Singh, the investigating agency requested it to register a case of cheating against Ahmed. He had denied any involvement with the victim, but the agency had presented a CD which contradicted his claims.

Prime accused Ravinder Pradhan had died under mysterious circumstances in Dasna jail in 2008.

Four persons are still behind bars as accused in this case.

PTI